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Type 2 Diabetes, But Not Metabolic Syndrome, Is Associated With Increased Risk Of Stroke And Cardiovascular Problems

Among patients who have had an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), type 2 diabetes was associated with an increased risk of recurrent stroke or cardiovascular events, but metabolic syndrome was not, according to a report published Online First today by Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Previous research has examined the […]

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Lowering Fat Intake Might Stave Off Type 2 Diabetes Even Without Weight Loss

Small differences in diet – even without weight loss – can significantly affect risk for diabetes, according to research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published online May 18, 2011, by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In this study, 69 healthy, overweight people who did not have diabetes — but were at risk for […]

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Structured Exercise Training Associated With Improved Glycemic Control For Patients With Diabetes

Implementing structured exercise training, including aerobic, resistance, or both, was associated with a greater reduction in hemoglobin A1c levels (a marker of glucose control) for patients with diabetes compared to patients in the control group, and longer weekly exercise duration was also associated with a greater decrease in these levels, according to results of an […]

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Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diet May Reverse Kidney Failure In People With Diabetes

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have for the first time determined that the ketogenic diet, a specialized high-fat, low carbohydrate diet, may reverse impaired kidney function in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. They also identified a previously unreported panel of genes associated with diabetes-related kidney failure, whose expression was reversed […]

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